Today, the House approved legislation overhauling the page program. It established a new page board and reimbursement for travel.
H.R. 475 was introduced by Rep. Dale Kildee (D-MI) on January 16, 2007. It was submitted with 2 co-sponsors. Pursuant to a motion on January 18, 2007 by Rep. James McGovern (D-MA), the House began consideration of H.R. 475 at 10:28 A.M. Thirty minutes of debate, split between majority and minority, continued until 11:17 A.M., when a final vote was called for. H.R. 475 passed by a vote of 416-0.
Analysis of H.R. 475 and all of its provisions is available in Jan. 19th's update!
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